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ABC
Jan 2, 2013 11:00am PST
president obama told house republicans they should vote now on hurricane sandy aid, quote, without delay. this has new york lawmakers chastised house republicans for deciding to put the vote off for a few months. people in the region are still trying to recover with the worst winter months still ahead. the senate approved a $60 billion measure friday while a house committee drafted a bill about half that size. >>> students from sandy hook elementary got a sneak peek at the campus where they will go back to school tomorrow. an open house was held this morning at a school in nearby monroe. they have refurbished it and making the classrooms look just like those in sandy hooks. they brought in desks and backpacks to make the kids feel at home. >> prince william had to go away from his family for. she is back in the picture of courage. first time on tv since bei >>> while most of world celebrated the arrival of the new year the prince will yamd serve as a rescue pilot. his unit got call 15 minutes into the new year to help find a man that was swept to sea while walking his dog on a pier in en
LINKTV
Jan 2, 2013 5:30am PST
that the shoulders were touching. within minutes of the vote in the house, president obama was at the white house making it clear he is not prepared to have any more fights with congress about money already spent. >> while i will negotiate over many things, i will not have another debate with congress over whether or not they should pay the bills they have already racked up through the laws that the past. >> he is referring to the hard bargaining set to begin within weeks when congress must look at raising the debt ceiling or risk the country defaulting on its loans. >> hearing now from the economist micki price, a former adviser to the british government. -- vicky price. >> what would happen in the next couple of months is there will be a lot of discussions and bargaining going on. first of all, the fiscal cliff and whether that can be avoided completely in a couple of months because maybe they will be able to raise the debt ceiling slightly. i think that is very important to happen. the second thing will be what happens on spending? there's quite a bit of spending already in the pipeline. the q
ABC
Jan 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
the bill has passed the house, it is headed to president obama's desk, who has said that he will sign into law. we are expected to hear from some of the house members in minutes and possibly see president obama make a statement. >> as soon as the fiscal cliff fix hit the house floor resistance from republicans was in place. >> because of what we are not doing, i cannot believe that this tax cut will be followed with spending cuts to offset any part of the $4 trillion we are putting on the backs of future generations. i thank all of you will vote for it. i cannot bring myself to. >> in the early -- in the early morning hours, the bill went through the senate and house members were called in for a vote. >> i believe we will come together with a strong vote. >> it has been republicans without spending cuts. if only raises taxes on individuals raising taxes more than $400,000. the lack of spending cuts left republicans irate. >> we have to somewhat address spending. we are always kicking the can down the road. >> it fails to address the threat facing our country. >> house republicans decl
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
obama was senate republicans, has passed the house. conservatives figured they have to go along or get blamed for taking us off the cliff and keeping us there. first, they fought back. it was a struggle between speaker john boehner and more conservative republicans like paul ryan and eric cantor, the house republican leader who walked with the speaker but this afternoon, opposed the fiscal cliff deal that speaker boehner tonight would allow to pass the house. >> the senate passed it this morning, 89-8. mcgrath republicans cooperating. to reverse the house tax hikes on 98 percent of americans that took effect at the midnight fiscal cliff, but leaving it in the place tax hikes on the wealthy, income over $400,000 and postponed the spending cuts. democrats pushed for house approval. >> the issue of an up or down vote should not be questioned. >> house republicans' battle. cantor demanding budget cuts be added to the bill. >> we are serious about cutting spending, though there are not. >> we are going to see where we are then vote. >> the moderates wob -- won. house passage all but assured
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 12:00am PST
house. >> it is continuous. i think it will get worse with obama being in the white house. you will have these reporters who are just covering for obama. what they areng going to do is play the race card even though it is the failed policies that are harming those he claims he wants to help. he says he is for the middle class, but his regulations and policies are killing the middle class. >> you are miced up yes, ambassador? >> i think the republican party is not capable of dealing with the media. other institutions have to do it. the media is not going to be mixed. the way to deal with them is to break their cartel. they are not three dominant television networks. there is the internet and talk radio. that's the way to reduce their influence. you are not going to change their bias. >> it is true. let me go tovi maybe the most egregious, and then we will get monica, david and everybody else in here. maybe it was when the whole trayvon martin case came up. we remember the nbc news edited the tape, and now they are beineg sued for. play the ed followed by the call. to point out it was a b
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 4:25am EST
-of-the-year vacation back on december 21th, but mr. obama was forced to return to the white house last week for fiscal cliff talks. the obama family returns to the white house this weekend. >>> taking a look at some of the big stories now, classes will resume this morning for students and teachers at sandy hook elementary who survived last month's tragic shooting. classes will be held in another building near the school in newtown, connecticut. experts say it is important for children to get back into some sort of a routine and for teachers and parents to offer some reassurance. 20 children and six adults were killed at the school back on december 14th. >>> schools across the nation continue to evaluate their security procedures following the connecticut school shooting. in staffford county, the sheriff's department will have deputies check on schools throughout the day. school officials want to emphasize the stepped-up presence is not in response to any threat and it's just a precautionary measure. the staff foerd county sheriff is also working on launching a new program that will get residents livi
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 9:00am PST
president obama is not going to negotiate over it, i think, is going to be very difficult, because house republicans see this as their trump card. they are willing to bring the president, bring the economy as close to the edge, as close to the knees, as they can in exchange for spending cuts. boehner has this rule he very much believes in. boehner now, especially after this, has to appear strong to his conference. they are going to ask for an exchange for every dollar the debt limit has raised for adjoining spending cut, not to mention, joanne, they know some concessions democrats are willing to make, medicare entry rates, changing social security. they are not going to raise this for the sake of raising it. they are going to want something in return, something big they can show to their members to say we raised the debt limit, but look what we good from president obama, we may want to get 98% of what we want, just like 2011. >> hold on a second, luke, but i want to go to the former chairman of the republican national committee, michael steele on this. a lot of people say this is a compl
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 10:00am PST
. >>> president obama picks up where he left off in hawaii today after a late-night thank you at the white house to both sides for what they did accomplish. >> thanks to the votes of democrats and republicans in congress. i will sign a law that raises taxes on the wealthiest 2% of americans. >>> on wall street, stocks surge in reaction to the short-term deal, but house republicans have only just begun to fight. >> we also need to address the fundamental causes of our debts and deficits, and that's out of control spending. >> i think it's a little unreasonable for senator reid to say that something that they produced on new year's eve, produced by a bunch of sleep-deprived dock gentlem ed e should adopt within 24 hours. >>> the president tries to draw a line in the sign on the debt battles still to come. >> while i will negotiate over many things, i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they have already racked up. >>> plus, hillary watch, just a short time ago, an suv carrying former president bill clinton left from an underground gara
LINKTV
Jan 2, 2013 8:00am PST
house, obama claimed the deal is a victory. >> the central premise of my campaign for president was to change the tax code that was too skewed toward the wealthy and the expense of working middle class americans. tonight, we have done that. thanks to the votes of democrats and republicans in congress, i will sign a law that raises taxi -- taxes on the wealthiest 2 percent of americans while preventing a middle-class tax hike that could have sent us back into recession and had a severe impact on families all across america. >> house republicans initially condemned the compromise bill for not cutting deeply enough into social programs. still, 85 republicans backed the bill, bringing the final tally in the house to 257 in favor with 167 voting against the compromise followed tense negotiations between republicans and democratic leaders. we'll have more after the headlines with economist juliet schor. house republicans have reversed their pledge to take up in emergency aid bill this week for states devastated by superstorm sandy. the move potentially leaves the $60 billion aid packa
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 5:00am EST
of attacks with budget cuts. hear what president obama says before he leaves the white house to resume his vacation in hawaii. >> how i photographer was hit in killed by a vehicle after taking pictures of justin bieber's car. >> what local counties doing to fight the junk mail problem. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington." on your side. >> good morning, washington. it is wednesday, january 2. i'm scott thuman. >> i'm cynne simpson. let's go to our meteorologist to find how to dress for the weather today. a cold one. temperatures will be on the chilly side again for today. we are starting out pretty good. it dates for the early start of january. live super doppler picking up a little bit of a light wintry mix over the southern delmarva peninsula. much of which you see there is evaporating before it ever reaches the ground. this will be short lived and moving out by late morning. the rest of us dealing with cloudy skies. 37 in washington. 34 at dulles. only warming up into the upper 30's to lower 40's today. a little on the cool side. a lot more son in the 7 day forecast. det
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
by president obama with senate republicans has passed the house. where conservatives figured they had to go along or get blamed for taking us off the cliff and keeping us there. but first, they fought back. it was a struggle between speaker john boehner and more conservative republicans like paul ryan, and the house republican leader who walked with the speaker but this morning opposed the fiscal cliff deal that boehner tonight would allow to pass the house. >> it is passed. >> reporter: the senate passed it this morning 89-8. democrats and republicans cooperating to. reverse the tax hikes on 98% of americans that took effect at the midnight fiscal cliff. but leaving place a tax hike on the wealthy. incomes over $400,000. and postponed deep spending cuts. democrats pushed for house approval. >> the issue of whether we have an up or down vote shouldn't be a question. >> reporter: house republicans battled. the faction demanding budget cuts be added to the bill. >> and the senate and how that we are serious about cutting spending. though they're not. >> reporter: time to count heads. >> yeah
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 6:30am EST
in the house and now president obama will sign the law. lawmakers did not meet the deadline on this and the grand bargain that both parties claimed was their ultimate goal. there was concern among republicans about a lack of spending cuts. now the fiscal cliff deal would shield income tax cuts for all workers earning less than 400,000 dollars a year and households less than 450,000 dollars. it also he prevents a tax hike on estates valued at less than 5 million dollars. it extends unemployment benefits for about 2 million people that were set to expire. what it doesn't do is raise the debt ceiling. in two months government will reach the limit on borrowing unless congress acts. bill only delays large cuts to the pentagon and other government programs. although congress missed the january 1st midnight deadline by-passing the compromise deal in the house and senate, congress can try to take credit for retroactive tax cuts. >> it's a very, very strong first step. >> this is an important one. that is critical one for the future of the country. >> reporter: so in march another ro
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 9:00pm PST
. it's going to get worse with obama being in the white house, you're going to have reporters covering for obama. what they're going to do is play the race card. it's a failed policy that's are harming those he claims he wants to help. he says he's for the middle class. but policies are killing the middle class. >> let me bring ambassador bolton up here. either one, yes? ambassador? >> i think the republican party not capable of dealing with the media. i think other institutions have to do it. the media is not going to be fixed tlchl is no way to make this them fair and balanced. wait to deal with them and break their cartel. they're no longer three dominant television network there's is internet and talk radio that. is the way to reduce input. you're not going to change their vibe. >> it's true. let me good to maybe the -- to everybody nels here. maybe when the traif on -- trayvon martin case came up, we're going play the edited portion followed by the original call which is different. to point out, i think a big case of media bias. they played it on nbc. watch this. >> this guy looks
FOX Business
Jan 1, 2013 10:00pm EST
and what this all started with, the negotiations between president obama and house speaker john boehner collapsed and they decided to give it a shot on the senate. they try to get that going and majority leader harry reid and mitch mcconnell. those talks fell apart fell apart this weekend so cinnamon party leader mitch mcconnell picks up the phone and calls vice president job ion. it was those two guys and they did so here, reaching a deal in the early our mornings. the early and hours of the morning and finally once that happened it paves paved the way for a senate vote which happened last evening and overwhelmingly got support from democrats and republicans. the house guarded to look at it this morning they were not getting a strong sense of support from republicans. if you make any changes to a bill like this it torpedoes the whole deal. the the senate was saying they wouldn't consider anything else in the same bill has to start the senate and the house so any changes that the house would make to it would blow this entire deal of. house republican leaders decided they didn't have eno
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 7:00am EST
cuts the desk of president obama. house passed a bill last night. the senate passed the senate earlier on tuesday. newschannel it will have more live in thata in just a few minutes. let's get the latest on our wednesday morning commute. we are trying to get back the group on a wednesday morning. this is video taken about 45 minutes ago on 66. everything was cleared off to shoulder on eastbound 66 but about a five-mile line near the fairfax county parkway. was an earlier crash. we also had one of westbound. this is 395 where there is no delay. in some spots, we are catching a break. we haveing the weather, conditions to start this morning, 35 degrees but we will move a lot from where we are now. the cooler temperatures are to the north. the cooler temperatures are to the north. we will turkey sausage. turkey what? amazing. dunkin's new turkey sausage breakfast sandwich. surprisingly great sausage taste with under 400 calories. try one today. america runs on dunkin'. ♪ >>> all that jumping going on. we're jumpstarting january, right here in times square. we're getting a whole bunch of
NBC
Jan 2, 2013 5:00am EST
the damage caused by going over the fiscal cliff is in the hands of president obama. the house passed a measure late last night that will keep taxes from going up for 98% of americans. the president has said that he will sign the bill into law. nbc's tracie potts is live on capitol hill now with more. tracie, good morning. >> 257, that's how many democrats mostly and some republicans as well voted in favor of this bill. it means that lawmakers are now headed, we saw them headed all to capitol hill early this morning. the president heads back to hawaii to continue his vacation that was broken while they tried to negotiate these tax increases, stop them from happening. this bill will extend unemployment for 2 million people who would have lost their checks beginning this year. middle class tax breaks and prevent a tax hike for 98% of americans. the fight is not over. in february, the debt limit needs to be raised so america can continue to pay its bills. republicans likely will insist on cutting spending. >> we can't simply cut our way to prosperity. cutting spending has to go hand in h
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 2:30am PST
as much. >> that was president obama last night following a late house vote passing a fiscal cliff compromise after making his remarks the president who came out a big winner in the deal dropped the mike and literally left the building heading back to hawaii to finish his vacation with the first lady and their daughters. good morning, happy new year. i'm marc halperin, we have a lot to get to including a controversial decision by house leaders to not take a vote on hurricane sandy relief. some members of congress on both sides of the aisle are speaking out. first the big story on capitol hill and for the country this morning, a bill to avert the fiscal cliff awaits president obama's john hancock. around 11:00 p.m. eastern last night, the republican-led house gave final approval to a deal that will raise taxes on the wealthiest americans, and postponing the automatic spending cuts for two months. the package, which would be signed by the president as early as today preserves the bush era tax cuts for individuals who earn less than $400,000 a year and households earning less than $45
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 4:30am EST
in this fiscal cliff so down. the house gave final approval for a bill late tuesday night. >> president obama thanked congress and asked that future negotiations not involve much trauma. --drama. >> they finally got it done. congress and the along from all over the fiscal cliff, with house republicans reluctantly passing the senate bill. >> i will sign a law that raises taxes on the wealthiest 2% of americans while preventing a middle-class tax hike that could have sent the economy back into recession. >> it appears the bill was headed for defeat. house republicans did not want to raise taxes without significant cuts in government spending. >> there are no spending cuts. we are adding $4 billion a day to the debt and we fell ilk -- feel like the senate bill failed miserably. >> they decided not to drag out the fight in the longer and risks taking the blame for massive tax hikes for nearly a met -- for nearly every american worker. >> what is the alternative? >> the bill shields those earning less than $400,000 a year from tax increases and extend unemployment benefits. it does not raise the
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
obama has limited capital in his second term and a lot of it will be spent fighting with the house republican conference. they are not backing down. a lot of them call they got rolled on the fight and they wanted to save the gunpowder for the debt limit deal. john boehner is definitely going to have to assert strong leadership if he wants to keep the conference happy. one more thing i will low in, eric kantor and john boehner went different ways on the bill. john boehner cast a vote for. they are going different ways on the sandy relief bill. he will try to negotiate asking for a spending cut for every dollar they go up to prove to his conference he is not a push over and he is fighting for them and trying to work their will. >> you set it up perfectly. if we hit this debt ceiling and there is no deal, we can agree catastrophic consequences for the economy and you will have republicans insisting on the entitlement demands and boehner under pressure to deliver. i look at it this way. the white house at the beginning of all these talks said the final fiscal cliff deal will address th
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 10:00pm EST
the barack obama white house. it's not chaotic. >> sort of followup to the question. but to your response, if she's a bridge builder and bridge builders sometimes do better behind the scenes but less than in the front how does it jive with maybe a president who is isn't necessary a bridge builder but needs to be a leader if she a more capable leader or more capable bridge builder? i don't think we know the answer to that question yes. if we look at different model of the presidency fdr began being a consensus president who tried to create bipartisan and 1934 the rememberty league started and people become partisan in the political response. and he became himself partisan. then you have lyndon johnson. he was probably the most effective legislator ever to live in the white house. how did johnson do that? first of all, by manipulating people and twist arms. how did lyndon johnson get civil rights act of '64 passed? he had scotch every single night wed ward and they talked through it all. they basically ended up, you know, republicans voted for it and it happened. i don't think hillary clint
KRON
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am PST
're following this morning. president barack obama heads back to hawaii. the house approved a measure passed by the senate that keeps the country from going over the fiscal cliff. we will have details coming up. >> the bay area is waking up to cold temperatures this morning. we will have team coverage all around the bay area this morning. >> we are at 28 degrees and san rafael. we have been around this number for the past hour. we did start out at 26 degrees. we did he go for about two degrees. a lot of people are headed back to work this morning and that will have to use their ice scrapers. the offer is one in that you talked about as an affect on tel 9:00 a.m.. >> you will need your scarf and some hot cocoa. there is no wood and burning allowed today. we are at 27 degrees in fairfield. we are same low 40's for the east shore line. redwood city is waking up to temperatures of the upper 30's. we do have winter weather advisories through 9:00 a.m.. as we head into afternoon the temperatures will be a little bit warmer that yesterday. i will break down the numbers and talk about the extended f
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 5:30am EST
to prevent consequences of the fiscal cliff won approval in the house and president obama said whoa sign the law. law -- he would sign the law. they didn't make the deadline or get the grand bargain both parties claim was the ultimate goal. democrats and republicans gave themselves credit for getting something done. there was concern among republicans about a lack of spending cuts. some wanted to add them in but it was not enough votes to get it passed. the deal would extend income tax cuts for all workers earning more than 400,000 dollars a year and households earning over 450,000 dollars. it prevents a tax hike on estates valued at less than 5 million dollars and extends unemployment benefits for 2 million people set to expire and although congress missed a january 1st midnight deadline by-passing the compromised deal in the house and senate, congress can take credit for retroactive tax cuts. >> it's a very, very strong first step. >> this is an important one and a critical one for the future of the country. >> reporter: now in about two months, congress needs to deal with spending cut
NBC
Jan 2, 2013 11:00am EST
of president obama. the house passed the measure late last night that will keep taxes for going up for about 98% of americans. the president said he'll sign the bill into law. tracie potts breaks down what that will mean for you. >> the house stands adjourned until 10 o 10:00 a.m. tomorrow for morning-hour debate. >> reporter: lawmakers left capitol hill this morning after finally avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> at some point you strike a balance. >> reporter: 257 democrats and republicans voted for a bill that extends unemployment and middle-class tax breaks and keeps the alternative minimum tax from hitting working families and avoids a big cut in medicare payments and prevents tax hikes for 98% of americans. tax rates will go up for couples making over $450,000. democrats gave many on that. the republicans won a investigate ribby raising the estate tax threshold to over $5 million but the 2% payroll tax cut is gone! expect to see that hit your paycheck starting this month. >> tax relief has been achieved. now is the time for the president to work with congress to address government overspendin
FOX Business
Jan 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
.s. senate. a number of democrats, and enough republicans that wasn't a total embarrassment for the house speaker. not near a majority, but still a good chunk. diane: we are now expecting president obama to be speaking. that is what we are hearing from the white house. what do you think we will hear from the president? rich: the president will be very happy that congress did this. i wouldn't be surprised if the president made note that he has been urging congress to act and that they should not have taken this long to act, but this is the way it happened and he will have to sign the bill as he signaled that he would. it was worked out with a the signoff from the white house when it finally reached the agreement yesterday. questioning whether the president will mention the next round of this, questioning the whether he will mention the spending cuts in exchange for the debt ceiling. here we are in washington. we have settled this bill. this compromised and now we are waiting to see what the president will say about the next round. in a short while we will be on the next. diane: let's bring
KRON
Jan 2, 2013 7:00am PST
this year. i am martha shade reporting. >> president obama is calling on the house of representatives to vote on hurricane sandy aid without delay. >> many people affected by the storm need committed support. >> mr. obamas of the house should vote today. the president's statement comes after many new york law makers have expressed anger at the decision by the house gop leader not to vote on the aid and the current congress. >> a naked man armed with assault rifle and a samurai sword were in a standoff with police. >> he tried to make a run for as police moved in on him. he tried to jump the fence and fell down and finally dropped the sword before being arrested. the man has been identified coc bennett. >> he was basically naked with a samurai sword. again his statement when he got out of the vehicle were that you have to kill me. he said that several times. the officers stood back and called in reinforcements. >> here is a look at the assault weapon taken from the man. san jose police officers are looking to do what kron did. please a looking is what prompted the suspect at the way he
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 5:00am EST
to return to the white house last week for fiscal cliff talks. the obama family returns to the white house this coming weekend. >>> the fiscal cliff compromise is being hailed as a victory for middle class families too, but you'll still take home less pay this year. the payroll tax which is the amount taken out to go to social security will return to $6. -- 6.2%. for the past two years it had been lowered to 4.2%. for an average family making $50,000 a year, this means you'll be taking home about $1,000 less this year. we're also talking about this on our facebook fan page right now. with about $1,000 less to work with this year, do you plan on changing your budget? we've already gotten some comments this morning. jerry ryan says maybe the government should adjust their spending and let us working people keep what we work hard for. i need my pay check for my family. share your comments with us on facebook. just search us under fox 5 morning news, no space between fox and the number 5. >>> taking a look at our top stories now, classes will resume tomorrow for students and teachers of sand
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 9:00am EST
cliff talks. the obama family returns to the white house this weekend. >> as you head back to work after a long holiday, it will cost you more to take the dulles toll road. a rate hike kicked in yesterday. the toll is now $1.75. using the on and off ramps will cost you $1. revenue will be used to pay for the dulles metro project. >> first priority for the dc council swearing in newest member. the council's new session begins today and members will be joined by david grosso. education and ethics reform will be his top priorities. will also be sworn in today. >>> more same sex couples set to tie the knot in maryland today. first day of the new year that civil ceremonies can be performed at the historic court house wedding chapel. new year's day was the day same sex marriage became legal. walnut point i nn invited same sex couples to get married for free yesterday. tony. >> some of our other top stories this morning, schools across the nation continue to evaluate security procedures following the connecticut school shooting. the sheriff's department will have deputies check on schools throu
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
of a presidential agreement to cut spending means even if the senate measure passes the house mr. obama can expect added pressure in a matter of weeks when the nation's debt ceiling must be raised again. >> we made the mistake when we increased the debt limit the first time and gave that guy all the money to buy votes with and we shouldn't make the same mistake now. >> the president says congress shouldn't do that because it holds the nation's credit rating hostage but some republicans say that s the only way the guts will happen. bret? >> bret: as you look live at the house floor we should point out that these are house controlled cameras. we don't control these familiar as. as you look at congressman dreier speaking on the house floor what you can't see is there are not that many lawmakers in the house chamber, in fact, just a few. we just got word that house minority leader nancy pelosi has walked in but there are just a few people listening to congressman dreier. you are one of them here as we have dipped in a couple of times. bring back our panel to talk about the specifics of this legislatio
SFGTV2
Jan 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
. the reestablishment of the white house initiative by president obama was another accomplishment. president obama's cabinets has dr. steven chu. the very first asian-american -- as ambassador to the republic of china. we have a lot of accomplishments. it was not that accident, my friends. everyone of you know that you work hard. all these things are done on purpose. i want to let you know that we also can boast twice as many asian-americans on federal benches. those of us to understand the impact of the supreme court and what it can do or on june, we know that having asian-americans on the federal bench is a line up for appointments to the supreme court. thank you very much for this opportunity. i want to say that silicon valley is the birthplace of high-tech. silicon valley is the birthplace of norm. five minutes? thank you very much. [applause] >> thank you, congressmen. we would have extended the five minutes if we got a karaoke's song. >> this event would have not been possible by the financial contributions of our sponsors. we want to thank chevron corp., wells fargo, mcdonald's, academy of
PBS
Jan 1, 2013 6:30pm PST
package of tax hikes and spending cuts. the deal still needs approval in the house. the u.s. is not out of the woods yet. >> president obama said the agreement fell short of what both sides wanted but that it was the right thing to do for the country. >> senators passed the bill with 89-8. after months of wrangling, lawmakers ended their deadlock. >> i know i can speak for my conference when i say we don't think taxes should go up on anyone. but if we knew if we did nothing they would be going up on everyone. >> the bill heads to the republican controlled house of representatives and could come to a vote later today but it is far from certain that it will pass. president obama urged members to back the deal though it falls short of what he originally sought. >> my preference would have been to solve all of the problems in the context of a larger agreement, bigger deal, a grand bargain, whatever you want to call it that solves our deficit problems in a responsible way. does not just deal with the taxes but deals with the spending so that we can put it behind us and focus on just growing
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 9:00am EST
are put on hold for two months. the house will now send theebill to president obama... ho iss expected to siin it into law. a new ongress will be sworn in omorroww a candlelight vigil is planned for tonight following the death of a man... found shot and killed outside a glen tavern.people aae expected to gather at six o'clock in front of dietrich's tavern.that'ss where police found the ody of sir keith english queen jones ssnddy.hees one of three people murdered t the bar since 2009.two susppcts are serving time for the prrvious sunday's shooting.rsonnbehindd - 3 starting today....armed ppllce officers will be stationnd at all schhols in one new jersey t. township.marlboro township... which already has a uniformed offiier visit varrous chools throughout the ay... will now have an officer man each weeks afttr a gunnan killed 20 children and 6 adults aa sandy hook elemmntary schooo in pewtown, conneeticut. "my job is to keep thh &pjurissiction and the people i marlboroosafe. there's 8,000 and right now based on advvce of my police department, it is safer to have our traine
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am PST
, a new fiscal bill is set to go once it gets the signature of president obama. late last night the house passed the bill which the senate approved less than 24 hours earlier. president obama plans to sign it in hawaii, where we understand he just returned moments ago to resume his family vacation. the bill addresses some of the nation's divisive fiscal issues but otherrishes still are yet to be resolved. >>> we continue to following developing news this morning. fire and public works crews are still working on water main breaks in hayward. these are live pictures from chopper 5. you can see they had to shut down lanes of traffic on jackson street right there near the highway 92 off-ramp. police tell us the water has not damaged any properties so far. according to officers on scene the water may be capped now in under 30 minutes. so that's great news there. >>> a lot of folks have had the day off and that's good news because it's chilly outside. >> it is cold. stay inside with a blanket and turn up the heater. very cold turbulence outside right now -- very cold conditions out sight ride n
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 4:00am EST
, the house passes a bill saving on tax increases on 99% of americans. >> the motion is adopted. without objection, a motion to reconsider is laid on the table. >> but the fiscal fight is not over. president obama offers tough talk over his next battle with congress, raising the nation's debt ceiling. >> i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they've already racked up. >>> while markets react positively to the fiscal cliff deal, and wall street is poised for a big day. but how else will the agreement affect your wallet? >>. >>> and a rose parade reunion. an american soldier home from afghanistan surprises his family in front of thousands of spectators and millions watching at home. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, january 2nd, 2013. good morning, everyone. i'm terrell brown. >>> the economy avoided the fiscal cliff but just barely. the house late last night passed the senate bill that avoids the tax hikes and spending cuts expected to start this year. they raised the incomes of those o
NBC
Jan 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
to a conclusion and pass the bill. >> reporter: in a statement from the white house, president obama urged boehner to change his mind. following an afternoon meeting with republican members from new york and new jersey, boehner did change a bit, and promised to have a vote on the $60 billion relief package by january 15th, which for the louder complainers was enough. >>> taking a live look outside now, hey, if you've got outside, you know this is one of the coldest days we've had since last winter. what does that mean for us tonight? >> meteorologist veronica johnson has the answer. >> it's going to drop even lower tonight. so we've got to look back where we were this morning. during the overnight period, take a look, the temperatures started out this morning at 32 degrees. many neighborhoods, great falls, mclain, even up north at 32 to start, 32 also over in charles county. or down in charles county and waldorf, maryland. depending on where you are, the temperature by tomorrow morning will some 7 to 12 degrees lower. with that, we are going to see a mostly clear sky across our area, trapped with
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
of the house which was otherwise a blocking agent. obama has had a political success on top of a substantive success. >> bret: sandy levin, congressman from michigan continuing to call democrats up for this debate on the senate piece of legislation. we'll go through exactly what is inside that on the the other side of the break as we continue with our panel and continue coverage of this historic night. a vote in the house of representatives to try to avoid all of the things that come along with the fiscal cliff that the u.s. has already gone over. >> but this is a bill which -- [ male announcer ] coughequence™ #8. waking the baby. [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formula soothes your throat on contact and the active ingredient relieves your cough. robitussin®. don't suffer the coughequences™. >> bret: this is a fox news alert. i'm bret baier live in washington. watching the house floor where the house is in the process of debating the senate h-passed legislation on the fiscal cliff. here is what is in the legislation as you take a look at the differe
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
's only two months a i way. good evening. >> the house approved a fiscal cliff compromise. 257-167. president obama thanked congress and then hopped on a plane to hawaii. >> reporter: president obama will sign the bill. today's pressure was intense. there there was no agreement, negotiations would have had to start all over. after closed door meetings, house republican leaders finally put to a vote the fiscal cliff compromise. a bipartisan senate packed last night. >> we had listened to the american people. we have heeded their call to work together in a pi partisan way. >> reporter: president obama spoke minutes after the vote. >> the one thing i think we'll focus on in the new year is put ago package like this together with a little bit less drama. not scare the heck out of folks quite as much. >> reporter: house majority leader voted no on the compromise. he dropped efforts to amend the bill to add more spending cuts after failing to get enough fellow republicans to agree. >> the senate bill failed miserably in cutting spending. >> i'm unwilling to go on a bill that's unacce
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 11:00am PST
obama and there is the factor of the house conservatives that something has to get through the house and it just looks like we are heading for one more time, another stalemate or roadblock unless something changes. >> that's become the norm. you know that congress hasn't passed a budget on time in years. when this resolution expires in march, what's going to happen? are we going up to midnight of march 1st and all that again? >> i hope not. we are working new year's eve and new year's day. it wouldn't surprise me. there could be something that changes. i don't know if president obama has leverage. he hasn't been asked what he is going to do on the debt ceiling. he said i am not going to negotiate and i am not playing those games. what does that mean? is he going to use the fringe ideas previously of the 14th amendment and bring it up to say he is bypassing congress or throw out a trillion dollar platinum coin? this is where the conversation is at this point. the debt ceiling is something congress has to vote on unless president obama does something we have never seen before. >> and r
FOX Business
Jan 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
of the segment. all other business leaders went to the white house, met the president, went and met with republicans until about the concerns. a lot of business leaders who are now with president obama coming to the white house, then going to meet with republicans on the hill trying to persuade them to do the reasonable thing. in the end they did. the question is, well they now like to hear pat st., were going to shut down the government cannot and pay our bills. gerri: wait a minute. i get there in a minute. i think you're going to see this rally in the stock market come crashing to a halt. it to you, i found this interesting from a grover. the bush tax cuts collapsed at midnight. every vote for the senate bill is cutting taxes and keeping his or her pledge. now, coming from grover i think this is just a little bit surprising. what do you say? >> i think we are overeating into this whole supposes split between republicans, the ones who voted yes in the once you voted no. they were dealt a bad hand, and there were a lot of different opinions among the members on how a play that. you
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
. president obama needs to invite jeffrey hillman to the white house. he needs to talk to the man with no shoes. he needs to see what is actually happening in this country. got to get real about government spending. now, the top story tonight, this is incredible, the pennsylvania department of public welfare says that a single mother with two children is better off taking a job that pays $29,000 a year than a job that pays $69,000 a year. why? cost of entitlements. joining us now from our new york studio, fox business anchor lou dobbs. so, lou, explain this, please. >> well, bill, first, i think we need to give great credit to the department of public welfare in pennsylvania. they're being honest and straight forward and i wish the federal government, as you do, would listen. think about the benefits received by this woman. $25,000 in a take home salary of $57,000, you add to that all of the expenses that we go through, whether it's child care, whether it is transportation. in the instance, one parent and two children in pennsylvania, food stamps amounts to a subsidy of $6300 a ye
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am EST
, forced to return to the white house last week for fiscal cliff talks. the obama family returns to the white house this weekend. >>> well, one piece of business the house failed to act on in a bill to help the victims of superstorm sandy. that particular move has left some new york lawmakers furious with their fellow colleagues for failing to take action. >> i truly feel betrayed this evening. i've left this floor -- i left this floor with an understanding that this bill was going to be brought to the floor. one of congress' most basic responsibilities is to help families, communities, businesses recover. >> and now i have to go home and tell them their new year's gift is that they're going to wait even longer, even longer for something they should have had over a month ago. >> the bill calls for more than $60 billion to be directed to the relief effort. and it already passed the senate, but now the house must way wait for the new congress to be sworn in before any further action can be taken. >>> the d.c. council is set to begin its new session today by officially welcoming i
CNN
Jan 2, 2013 2:00am PST
to start negotiations with the white house. joe biden had been sidelined by president obama for most of these talks. and he was able to kind of get things going and get a better deal out of the white house than he was going to be able to out of senate democrats. >> tell me about the division between the republicans. boehner voted for the bill, cantor did not. are we seeing a fundamental split in the leadership? >> that was a very interesting vote to watch and i think part of what the speaker was doing, because i think it's important for your viewers to note, the speaker rarely votes in most of the mundane matters of of the house. so to take a vote is largely symbolic and i think this was i think the speaker saying that while i don't love everything about this deal, i stand with the republicans in the bipartisanship of this deal and will do it. a lot of people looked at that and said is there a rift, is this eric cantor positioning himself for a coup. i think that's fairly unlikely. the house speaker boehner certainly has plenty of support going into his election tomorrow where he's e
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
of financial turmoil, at least for now, after the house passed a tax plan late last night and sent it to president obama. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, we look at how the vote came about and sort through some of the political consequences as a result of what's in the bill and what's not. >> brown: then, new killings in pakistan, we look at the uptick in violence against aid workers and women teachers with "washington post" foreign affairs reporter pam constable. >> woodruff: paul solman takes us inside a company that turns a profit by employing an unusual workforce. >> a massachusetts manufacturing firm founded in 1932 where the median age is 74 and rosa finnegan over there, is 100. >> brown: and ray suarez talks with journalist and author claudia kolker about what she calls "the immigrant advantage." >> i began to ask foreign-born people what i call the question: what's the smartest thing that people did in your home country that you want to hang on to while you're here and the rest of us ought to copy? >> brown: th
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 2:00am PST
the vote in the senate. but the result was the same. by a 90 vote margin the house of representatives voted to extend the busher rue tax cuts and extend unemployment benefits for 2 million people. we heard from president obama before he headed back to hawaii for his vacation around midnight. he said he is happy. >> today's agreement enshrines a principal that remains in place as long as i am president. the deficit needs to be reduced in a way that is balanced. everyone pays their fair share everyone does their part that's how our economy works best. that's how we grow. >> this deal raises $41s in new taxes for every $1 of spending cuts. republicans who voted for it like speaker boehner who doesn't typically cast a vote declares they intend to fight harder for spending cuts in the new year. speaker boehner says quote now the focus turns to spending. the american people releblthed a republican majority in the house we will use it to hold the president accountable for the balanced approach he said for the reforms driving our country deeper and deeper into debt. the second ranking republican in
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
cliffs. we are gonna look back on this night and regret it. >> president obama rejoined his family in hawaii this morning. the white house had no immediate details when the president will receive and sign the bill. >>> well, stocks are sharply higher due to the fiscal cliff deal but some market watchers are cautioning that the euphoria could be short-lived because of the many challenging issues that remain unresolved. the dow is slightly off, but remaining up more than 200 points. it's up now 235 at 13,339. well, despite the fiscal cliff deal, everyone's paycheck will still be at least a little bit smaller this year. ktvu's janine de la vega is in los gatos to explain about the end of the payroll tax holiday. >> reporter: good afternoon. this tax cut has expired and it will affect every wage earner. most people that we spoke to this morning had no idea that it would affect their paychecks this year. now, here's what workers need to know -- the -- the past two years, americans were enjoying a boost in their paycheck. they lowered the social security tax to 4.2%. that measure was put
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 2:00am PST
," the house approves a budget deal, the fiscal cliff is averted. the deficit expected to grow by $4 trillion, president obama headed back to his hawaiian vacation. contentious cliff talks had one leader telling off another in the crudest of terms. >>> penn state fights back. the mummers are out in full force, and some residents in colorado are enjoying the new legal pot dens. good morning, i'm bill karins, the house has finally given approval to the bill to undo the effects of the fiscal cliff. in the 11th hour, the house voted 256 to 167 in favor of the bill to stop middle class tax increases. soon after, president obama reacted to the compromised bill. >> under this law, more than 98% of americans and 97% of small businesses will not see their income taxes go up. millions of families will continue to receive tax credits to help raise their kids and send them to college. companies will continue to receive tax credits for the research they do, the investments they make and the clean energy jobs they create. 2 million americans are out of work with, but out there looking and pounding the pave
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> welcome back, 1:32 in the east. president obama is urging house republicans to vote today on a 60 billion dollar bill that would provide aid for states hit hard by hurricane sandy. the republicans point out the bill includes more than just aid for storm victims. they say it includes items like 150 million dollars in funding for alaskan fisheries, 336 million dollars in amtrak expenses, and 2 million dollars to repair a room on one of the smithsonian buildings and that is just to name a few, so, they believe there's a reason for taking a closer look at the bill before voting on it. ♪ meanwhile a new gallup poll, is today looking at america's future and how americans feel about it. when asked if america's best years are ahead or behind, half of the citizens here said it looks downhill from here and their view of 2013 is particularly bleak. why? why are americans so down about the future now? you've got 50% believing our best days are behind us. joining us is kirsten power, columnist for the daily beast, and chris plant, radio host of the chris plant show. a happy way to start the new year
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